Science, technology and innovation news
60 amazing women and non-binary people working across a wide range of STEM roles have been announced to be the latest Superstars of STEM.
Grants up to $20,000 are available for individuals and organisations interested in delivering science engagement activities for next year’s National Science Week.
Nov 2022 Australian Space Agency
Silentium Defence has created the first observatory of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere, using passive radar and neuromorphic imaging technologies to provide critical data.
The Australia-Korea Tech-Bridge event brought researchers together to discuss CubeSats, a type of miniature satellite. Researchers built relationships and discussed opportunities for collaboration.
The government has passed a bill to ensure the mine operator can finish rehabilitating the site.
Nov 2022 National Measurement Institute
Australia celebrates a special measurement event: the 75th anniversary of our nation joining the Metre Treaty.
Eighteen projects have been awarded funding to improve the quality, quantity and diversity of Australia’s cyber security workforce.
The Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering announced the first 50 scholarship recipients for the Elevate: Boosting Women in STEM program.
The diversity in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics sector review will evaluate current programs and ways to improve participation of underrepresented groups.
Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith has been reappointed as the Women in STEM Ambassador for a third term to November 2023. Read about her achievements and plans for her third term.
25 February 2022
We have evaluated the reforms made to the Country of Origin Labelling (CoOL) for food. We will not be making any major changes to the CoOL for food requirements at this time.
28 August 2020
Your feedback will help us develop labelling requirements for complementary medicine manufacturers seeking ‘Made in Australia’ claims. Consultation closes on 24 September.
31 July 2020
We’re evaluating reforms to Country of Origin Labelling for Food regulations. Have your say on our discussion paper by 11 September.
18 December 2019
Following changes to the Australian Consumer Law complementary medicines can now make increased use of ‘Made in Australia’ claims on eligible products.
9 October 2019
Give feedback to help the complementary medicine sector regain access to the Australian Made, Australian Grown (AMAG) logo. Consultation is open until 30 October.